Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Eddie Valiant (Bob Hoskins) is a private eye in 1930s Los Angeles who gains an unexpected client—Roger Rabbit, a cartoon film star, for Eddie lives in a world where cartoon characters are as real as humans. Director Robert Zemeckis’s wittily scripted comedy-mystery is a dazzling mix of live-action and animation, incorporating beloved cartoon characters from Disney and other studios. Nominated for its art direction, cinematography, and sound, it won for its film editing, sound effects editing, and visual effects. Richard Williams also received a Special Achievement Award from the Academy for his animation direction.

DIRECTED BY: Robert Zemeckis. WRITTEN BY: Jeffrey Price, Peter S. Seaman. WITH: Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Joanna Cassidy, Charles Fleischer. 1988. 107 min. USA. Color. English. Rated PG. DCP.

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